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- n. A tiny piece of bread, either one that falls from bread as it is cut or eaten, or one made deliberately by crumbling bread.
- n. See breadcrumbs.
- v. (cooking) To sprinkle breadcrumbs on to food, normally before cooking.
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- n. crumb of bread; used especially for coating or thickening
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Anyway, the trail is identified as the breadcrumb navigation in website design.
This interface is referred to as the breadcrumb bar, though I'm pretty sure there isn't a gingerbread house at the end with a witch living in it.
Typically, each element in the breadcrumb is a link, allowing the user to click to go
However, another feature of Lancelot is the so-called breadcrumb trail that appears below the search field, which enables you to always know your position in the menu hierarchy.
Avoid: • having a navigation based entirely on drop-down menus, images, or animations (many, but not all, search engines can discover such links on a site, but if a user can reach all pages on a site via normal text links, this will improve the accessibility of your site; more on how Google deals with non-text files) • Use \ "breadcrumb\" navigation - A breadcrumb is a row of internal links at the top or bottom of the page that allows visitors to quickly navigate back to a previous section or the root page.
I rub in using my fingertips, and stop rubbing when I get to the 'breadcrumb' stage.
As of this writing, the only "breadcrumb" quest for Mt Hyjal is in Moonglade, so I am starting the guide from there.
Another caveat worth mentioning is that most websites get around this problem by simply having the page itself display where the user is (the "breadcrumb").
Progress message mode lets others view a virtual "breadcrumb" trail of their location on the water.
Toggling between Web and device search results is made possible by clicking a "breadcrumb" link that appears in the search box.